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Articles in category: Classical Christian Education

Why Teach Algebra? Part One

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There has been a growing trend to say that Americans need less algebra education. In The Math Myth, Andrew Hacker argues that algebra and other upper-level high school mathematics like geometry and trigonometry are largely unnecessary for students and can even get in...
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Why My Kid Does Not Need Bath Toys

Our two-year-old boy old loves his bath. Many well-meaning relatives wanted to get him some bath toys for his birthday and for Christmas. For some reason, I balked at the idea. It took me a while, but with God’s help, I was able to figure out why I had such a violent...
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Starting Slow

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A long time ago I ran a marathon. In Alaska. At the base of Mt. McKinley. Seriously, in my current fitness state that idea feels ridiculous now. It sounded like a good idea at the time. My husband to be and I were newly engaged and it felt like the perfect way to...
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The Real Impact of Imagination

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One of the best things our parents ever did for me and my sister, Sarah, was let us get bored. “Good,” Mom would say when I whined to her that I was bored. “If you’re never bored, then you’ll never learn how to make fun for yourself.” And this probably why I have a...
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Celebrating Childhood

by Brandy
Monday, 04 September, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
It happens almost every day. Our two-year-old sits at the top of the stairs, motions for me to sit next to him, and gestures to the family portrait as he points out, “Mama? Daddy? Baby?” Together, we scoot down the stairs one at a time, studying that portrait,...
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